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Presiding Bishop calls for sacred spaces as safe places as Louisville protests continue

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has issued the following statement in response to the Breonna Taylor case and ongoing protests in Louisville, Kentucky: The events […]

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Baltimore church, founded as ‘memorial’ to slave holders, seeks to atone for racism in its past

[Episcopal News Service] While congregations across The Episcopal Church are confronting examples of historical racism, the history of Memorial Episcopal Church in Baltimore, Maryland, stands out as “particularly sordid,” the Rev. […]

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Former Western Massachusetts priest sentenced to 6 years in child pornography case

[Episcopal News Service] A federal judge sentenced Gregory Lisby, a former priest in the Diocese of Western Massachusetts, to six years in prison on Sept. 18 for possession of child […]

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Kentucky bishop balances calls for peace and justice after grand jury finds police killing of Breonna Taylor justified

[Episcopal News Service] On Sept. 23, just a few hours after the announcement that a Kentucky grand jury declined to charge the police officers involved in the shooting of Breonna […]

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Anglican Church of Southern Africa acknowledges complicity in gender-based violence

[Anglican Church of Southern Africa] The Anglican Church of Southern Africa has confessed that it has been “complicit” in gender-based violence and urged all its dioceses to put programs in […]

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England: ‘Renewal’ for church is coming despite ‘trauma’ of pandemic, say archbishops

[Church of England] The Church will emerge “renewed and changed” from the crisis of the global coronavirus pandemic, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have said. In a joint address […]

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England: Archbishops affirm church’s role in bringing hope as second coronavirus wave looms

[Church of England] The Church has a vital role to play in offering hope and comfort to the nation as it faces an expected second wave of the coronavirus, the […]

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Q&A: Presiding Bishop shares stories from his life and ministry in new book on Christian love

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s latest book, “Love Is the Way,” was released on Sept. 22, and like his 2018 book, “The Power of Love,” it emphasizes Christian […]

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Washington bishop joins faith leaders in condemning ICE apprehension on church grounds

[Religion News Service] Prominent faith leaders are condemning the apprehension of an undocumented immigrant on church grounds by federal officials, arguing the action violates a government policy that discourages agents […]

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Campus ministries foster connection and innovation during pandemic

[Diocese of Massachusetts] As colleges and universities begin this unique school year in the face of unprecedented and changing challenges, campus ministers in the diocese are learning how to safely […]

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